Iceland is proving that its freedom and sovereignty is not for sale to the corrupt oligarchs that run the Brussels madhouse.
Iceland actually sent many of the bankers who crushed its economy to prison…so it would never fit in with European “values.”
Having thought long and hard (since 2009) about the benefits of becoming a member of the European Union, Iceland has decided to withdraw its application…
ICELAND SAYS WON’T RESTART ACCESSION TALKS WITH EU
The 2013-elected (euroskeptic) coalition government had scrapped talks, so this is not entirely surprising, as it sought more trade accords.
Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson formally withdrew bid for European Union membership in a letter presented to Latvia’ Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics, according to an e-mailed statement from the Foreign Ministry in Reykjavik.
The announcement follows pledges made in 2013 after the election of a new eurosceptic government.
Iceland applied for EU membership in 2009, but earlier this year, the Icelandic prime minister said that his country would withdraw its application…and sue enough it looks like they did just that…sparing their citizens of slavery and misery EU membership entails.
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